amantha J. Mendenhall is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey. Ms. Mendenhall earned her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, and her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark.
While a student at Rutgers School of Law, Ms. Mendenhall was a Marsha Wenk Fellow, a recipient of the Levin Law Scholarship, the Wanda Green Memorial Scholarship and the Garden State Bar Association Scholarship. She also served as an executive board member of the Association of Black Law Students and the Northeast Black Law Student Association.
Ms. Mendenhall’s career began as a law clerk to the Honorable Greta Gooden Brown, J.A.D. while Judge Gooden Brown was assigned to the criminal division in Passaic County, New Jersey. As a law clerk, Ms. Mendenhall authored numerous legal opinions and assisted with the disposition of Megan’s Law cases and municipal appeals.
Subsequently, Ms. Mendenhall went on to practice as an associate at a north Jersey law firm where she practiced criminal and civil litigation focusing on drug and assault cases and Title 59 defense for New Jersey municipalities. While at the firm, Ms. Mendenhall and Ms. Irving met each other, and shortly thereafter, the Law Firm of Irving and Mendenhall was formed.
Since its inception, the Law Firm of Irving and Mendenhall has provided superior service to clients, including the areas of civil litigation, family law, criminal law, and municipal law. Ms. Mendenhall currently serves as counsel to the Irvington Free Public Library and Chief of Staff to Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss. Ms. Mendenhall’s practice areas have evolved over the years, and she is now solely focusing on business law and estate planning matters.
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